Biography

Emily provides tailored legal solutions to support her client’s human capital and organizational objectives.

As a member of Verrill’s Employment & Labor Group, Emily uses her legal and business background to understand and solve complex employer and employee issues in the workplace. With her on-the-ground experience in labor arbitration, mediation, collective bargaining negotiations, and contract administration, Emily understands the importance of reliable legal support in high pressure situations.

Before practicing law, Emily worked in labor relations for an aerospace and defense company. During and after law school she volunteered with the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center providing advocacy support to veterans in their dealings with the Veterans Benefits Administration.

Emily lives in Portland with her husband and enjoys hiking and golfing in her spare time.

Services/Industries

Education

  • University of Connecticut  (J.D.)
  • Villanova University  (B.A.)
  • Cornell University  (M.I.L.R.)
    • Masters in Industrial and Labor Relations

Public Service

  • Board Member, PROPEL, Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

  • Maine State Bar Association

Firm Highlights

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HR Power Hour with Mary Axelsen – Change Leadership

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HR Power Hour with Chuck Mollor

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HR Power Hour with Brett Barlow – Rethinking Payment Practices

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Nondisclosure Provisions in Maine: Are Your Agreements Compliant?

In late 2022, a new Maine law took effect restricting the use and reach of nondisclosure provisions in Maine employment agreements. The new law, Nondisclosure Agreements in Employment , 26 M.R.S. § 599-C, is...

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The Speak Out Act: Key Points You Need to Know

With 2023 underway, employers should be mindful of new federal legislation affecting key provisions in their employment agreements. On December 7, 2022, President Biden signed into law the “Speak Out Act,” which prohibits enforcement...

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HR Power Hour with Jeff Wozer- Digital Distraction

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HR Power Hour with John Robertson – Leadership Tools in Crisis

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What Employers Need to Know About the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA)

On December 29, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (“ PWFA ”). Here is what you need to know about the law: When does it take effect? June 27...

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December Annual Update: End of Year Tips for Employers: Compliance & Beyond

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What You Need to Know About the FTC’s Proposed Non-Compete Ban

Today, January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) proposed a new rule that would ban companies from requiring non-compete agreements to be signed by employees and contractors (“Proposed Rule”). The FTC estimates that...

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